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Plant Volatiles a Capable Ingredient to Check Rice Moth, Reproduction

Paramhans Pathak

ISBN 10: 3848405016 / ISBN 13: 9783848405015
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Paperback. 192 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.Plants are masters of volatile production and release not just from flower and fruits, but also from vegetative tissues. A wide variety of essential oils and their constituents possess varying degree of pest controlling properties in different combinations. The rice- moth, Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)- an important pest of stored commodities is known for its notoriety as an important stored products pest of India and other tropical and subtropical regions of the world infesting different kind of cereals besides gram, milled products, cocoa, beans, peanuts, cotton seed, linseed, raisins, currants, chocolates, army biscuits and nutmeg. Non host plant aroma not only reduces the impact of pesticides on health and environment but also interfere in the population buildup of rice moth- which deteriorates the grain quality specially in warehouses, store-houses and house holds. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783848405015

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Title: Plant Volatiles a Capable Ingredient to ...

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Plants are masters of volatile production and release not just from flower and fruits, but also from vegetative tissues. A wide variety of essential oils and their constituents possess varying degree of pest controlling properties in different combinations. The rice- moth, Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)- an important pest of stored commodities is known for its notoriety as an important stored products pest of India and other tropical and subtropical regions of the world infesting different kind of cereals besides gram, milled products, cocoa, beans, peanuts, cotton seed, linseed,raisins,currants,chocolates, army biscuits and nutmeg. Non host plant aroma not only reduces the impact of pesticides on health and environment but also interfere in the population buildup of rice moth- which deteriorates the grain quality specially in warehouses, store-houses and house holds.

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Dr Paramhans Pathak is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Zoology D.D.U. University, Gorakhpur, India.He has 19 years of Research and Teaching experience in the area of Insect Physiology and Behaviour. He has 30 research papers to his credit.He had been awarded Research Associate and Pool officer Fellowships by CSIR New Delhi.

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